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The VAR Guy doesn’t spend much time writing about systems builders, but this little tidbit of information deserves some ink: Puget Systems has announced a free Windows 7 upgrade strategy months before Microsoft formalizes its own upgrade pricing plans, according to PCWorld.
Managed service providers often ask me what types of Web 2.0 technologies — if any — to embed into their Websites. If you read MSPmentor regularly, you know I praise MasterIT (an MSP in Bartlett, Tenn.) for their use of viral video. But earlier this week I stumbled onto Jenaly Technology Group’s redesigned Website. A quick look at both sites offers peer MSPs some practical guidance for Web 2.0 and video success.
“And now, a special economic message from our channel chief.” That sums up recent moves by Microsoft, Dell and now Cisco Systems. All three companies have put their channel chiefs front-and-center with blog, podcast and video messages to partners in recent days. The latest nugget comes from Cisco Worldwide Channel Chief Keith Goodwin (pictured). Here’s the scoop (and the video).
If you believe open source is less secure than closed-source software, Ingres (ranked No. 8 in The VAR Guy’s Open Source 50) has a message for you. The open source database specialist is going viral with a low-budget (but effective…) video, which attempts to kill the myth that open source is not secure. Here’s the […]